UPDATE, 1pm: THE vehicle used in the morning’s motorcycle shop robberies was found on fire just before 5am, according to a police update.
It is believed about 1.30am, a silver Ford Ranger ute was stolen from a business on Albany Highway in Maddington.
Then about 2.30am there was an attempted burglary at a motorcycle store on Dundas Road in Forrestfield where a vehicle, believed to be the one stolen, was driven at the store causing substantial damage to the front of the building.
The offenders did not enter the shop and the vehicle left the scene with front end damage.
The stolen vehicle was then found on fire by police alongside Roe Highway in Beckenham just before 5am.
The Department of Fire and Emergency Services attended the scene and were able to extinguish the fire.
Police have also confirmed that during the motorcycle shop burglary in Hamilton Hill about 3.50am two motorcycle were stolen.
Investigations continue and those with any information are asked to contact Crime Stoppers.
7.19am: ROCKINGHAM detectives are investigating two burglaries at motorcycle shops in Rockingham and Hamilton Hill overnight.
About 3am, several people entered a motorcycle store on Dixon Road in Rockingham then left in a vehicle.
Police attended a short time later and a motorcycle from the store was located at the front of the premises.
Then about 3.50am, the gang entered another motorcycle store on Rockingham Road in Hamilton Hill.
Again, police found a motorcycle from inside the premises located out the front.
Owners and staff of the Dixon Road store have attended this morning to assess the damage and what has been taken, with at least two motorbikes missing each worth about $10,000.
Police say no description of the vehicle is available at this stage and investigations are continuing to establish if the burglaries are linked.
Anyone with information about these burglaries or dash cam footage from the areas around the time of the burglaries are asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or at www.crimestopperswa.com.au.
Reports can be made anonymously.